The United States will strengthen the border with Mexico at San Diego

The cost of the project is 147 million dollars

Border and customs service of the USA reported that they started work on the modernization of a protective wall on the border with Mexico near California city of San Diego.

The purpose of the project, worth 147 million dollars to replace over 20 km mesh fence, installed in 1990-ies, modern wall.

Earlier it was started two projects for the construction of sections of the wall – in the States of California and new Mexico.

Border group operating in San Diego and providing security for the 96 km of the state border, USA, in 2017 detained more than 26 thousand illegal immigrants and confiscated large quantities of drugs.